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@ @ it is one of the finest @groups of new vehicles in @history polished and ready for @visitors. @hundreds of different makes and @models on display on the floor @of the imax center with cuss to @form cars. @take a peek inside, even take @plenty for a spin. @but not nose on billionaire's @row. @we'll tell you about those @later. @it's a great way to learn @what's available this year. @ and good evening from the @ix center. @i'm russ mitchell welcoming you @to the 2016 cleveland auto @show.
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@you the sights and sounds of @the cool things taking place. @more than a thousand cars here. @and it's a lot of fun. @normally on friday night, the @first friday night of the show, @in past years, it's been @industry night where dealers @bring their families in and @other folks from the industry. @but tonight they decided to @open things up to the public. @at 5:00, the doors open. @as i look behind me, it looks @like a very nice crowd already @getting underway. @first of all, we want to get @started right now. @want to rev up your engines and @let you know some of the things @you don't want to miss this @year. @>> reporter: more than 1,000 @sleek, shiny, new vehicles are @all celebrities inside the ix @center. @and ohio has plenty of @connections to this auto show @from parma, brook park, lords @town, toledo, and marysville. @if you want to get behind the @wheel and try something out, no @problem with plenty of indoor @and outdoor ride and drive
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@there's something to check out @for everyone from the sexy to @the heavy duty to the cutting @edge. @and if you have big bucks to @spend, you may want to check @out millionaire's row where you @have a 500 horsepower engine. @one of only 24 in the world. @but it has a $2.3 million price @tag. @and that will probably bring @you back to reality really @fast. @a lot of big names, big @stickers to go with it. @>> this show has been taking @place since 1930? @we have the president of the @dealers association. @he hasn't been part of this @since 1903. @but he knows what he's talking @about. @good to see you! @>> great to be out. @>> reporter: why a friday night @this year? @>> we wanted to give the public @the opportunity to see the show @firsthand. @we open up on friday. @it's two fridays now. @and it makes the show a 9 1/2 @day show.
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@a lot of them are three day, @five days. @we're here almost ten days. @>> reporter: what's different @about this year's show? @>> a lot of reaction. @but all the cars are new. @everything under one roof. @thousands of vehicles to see. @we have numerous of ride and @drives. @we have an auction coming up. @we'll talk about that later in @the show. @and you know what? @a lot of interaction with the @consumers. @now you can see the vehicles, @touch the vehicles, drive the @vehicles, and see what kind of @technology is being put in the @vehicles. @>> reporter: past year, i know @you talked with customers, @obviously. @are most looking for cars? @or is this just a fun day, fun @night? @>> it's both. @they're here to compare and ask @questions. @you can take them for a ride @off the premises. @it goes back to the dealership. @ @and there's a whole other @subset that says, hey, this is @entertainment. @it's been warm. @that's okay. @see the cars.
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@things for kids to do. @they're all here for one thing, @to see the cars. @>> reporter: we've had this @discussion the past two or @three years. @>> yeah, we have! @>> reporter: this is the spring @kickoff for dealers. @how important is this for them? @ @>> it is. @it is vitally important for the @northeast ohio car dealers. @there's different incentives, @different things they're doing @to attract you to the brand. @the cars are really built much @better than they were in the @past. @now you have to differentiate @yourself. @you have technology, design, @fuel economy. @some of the things in people's @purchase decisions. @that's what people are here to @figure out. @>> reporter: you have the auto @show on our butt, i understand. @ @you once sold auto tickets as a @kid? @[ laughter ] @>> who told you? @>> reporter: i won't say! @>> i actually cleaned cars in @high school. @>> reporter: oh! @>> that was my first job. @when i graduated from john @carol locally, i got tickets @and got through the ranks of @the association. @i've been running it for five @years. @>> reporter: and here you are. @>> yep. @>> reporter: give us the
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@how long, what time? @>> starting today all the way @through march 6th everyday of @the week. @11:00 to 10:00 on sundays 11:00 @to 8:00. @adults are $13. @seniors and preteens are $11. @always free parking. @>> millionaire's row, we'll @talk about them. @but you can't ride and drive @those, right? @>> oh, no! @that. @and you and i aren't getting in @them either. @[ laughter ] @year. @>> thank you. @ as we know, here in @northeast ohio, we're proud of @the ford motor plant and at the @koa boost engine me -- eco @boost engine they make here. @we have great news to the @economy in northeast ohio. @>> reporter: ford's all new f- @150raptor and f-150 lineup will @have cle under the hood. @the 3.5ecoboost engine comes @with a big investment from @ford.
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@this money in the cleveland @plants to bring those power @trains to market speaks volumes @to popularity and ecoboost. @>> reporter: a small high-tech @engine that uses less fuel, @reduces emissions and requires @less power. @in 2009, the ecoboost restarted @the idle engine plan with only @one model. @currently, seven different @engines are in the ecoboost @line with three more to be @added by 2020, this according @to ford. @this new investment will create @and retain 150 jobs. @>> i think it's fantastic that @new technology is coming to @cleveland. @it's the hardwork of the @membership that's brought this @work here. @>> last year alone we sold @about 1 million ecoboost @engines. @so just makes sense with the @demand that we expand to a @second general rigs, all new @version that will frankly have
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@that will have better @performance and fuel economy. @>> reporter: one thing i @learned today i didn't know, @cleveland was actually known as @motor city until 1908 when the @city named detroit took over. @we talked about manufacturing. @a lot of designing takes place @here as well. @plenty of graduates at the @cleveland institute of art play @a part in what happens. @one example is the chrysler @pacifica. @the goal was to keep the @features that people love about @the pacifica but change the @look and medical marijuana @people feel better driving it @around. @she has one favorite feature, @she told us about. @>> the hands-free sliding door @and lift gate opening. @and what you can do is, say -- @i don't know how many times @i've had a baby in my arms and @grocery bag, and i have to find @my key fob and figure out how
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@now you can wave your foot @underneath the sliding door and @the door would open. @and the same for the lift gate. @>> reporter: and she not only @designed the interior and @exterior but a look on @chrysler's current logo. @not a bad job there as well. @no matter what the design, @before you plug down your hard @earned cash for a car, you @probably want to take it for a @spin. @and this year at the car show, @you can do that. @our brandon simmons is live at @the drive and check it out @section of the auto show! @[ laughter ] @>> reporter: and he's here to @tell us more about that. @brandon, what are you driving @today? @>> i think i was going for the @aston martin, but they wouldn't @let me. @>> no! @[ laughter ] @>> but most the people, @obviously, you're looking for @the cars. @a lot of them, you can't @afford. @but if you're trying to buy the @car, there's 11 manufacturers @really trying to get you in the @driver's seat or passenger seat @to show you what it's like. @so all those brands letting you @ride and drive. @>> reporter: the first thing
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@show is take a look around, get @your barings, and find your @favorite brand. @then you take them for a spin. @there's more cars available for @ride and drive than in years @before. @popular. @>> we're in the jeep wrangler. @this is the hard rock edition. @>> reporter: for this course, @i'm sitting in the passenger @seat letting the pros show us @how it's done. @>> set up our traction and @torc. @pull it over there -- tork. @pull it there. @>> reporter: we went over bumps @i hope you never hit in @northeast ohio. @>> what do customers say about @the ride and drive? @>> they love it! @super busy. @that's the best part about it. @getting to see their reaction @and seeing their reaction as @well. @>> reporter: ram will also take @you for a ride on their course. @let other brands take you @outside and let you drive the @car for yourself. @brands like toyota, kia, and @mazda whose matter is driving @matters.
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@you want to take it for a spin, @there's some rules. @in most cases, you have to be @18 years old, have a valid @license, and may have to take a @breathalyzer test. @no alcohol allowed. @if you can't meet the criteria, @just let them drive you. @>> everybody gets out with a @smile on their face. @>> reporter: and, yes, that @includes me. @>> reporter: now, some of the @brands i didn't get to mention @there include ford, subaru, @chevy, also the rest of the @fiat and chrysler family. @all those car brands will let @you get in, ride and drive as @long as you're here. @i don't know. @i mean, we had a lot of fun @while we were over there on @that jeep course. @and if you get a chance, russ, @make sure you get over there @and try it out as well. @it's fun no matter how many @times you do it. @>> it looks like a lot of fun. @you're going to come back and @drive it, correct? @>> i'll definitely come back. @hopefully we'll get something @faster outside and erase the @airplanes next door. @[ laughter ] @>> i think you just sealed your @ticket now. @that's probably not going to @happen, brandon.
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@ and coming up, if you're a @fan of classic cars, you'll @want to check out the auto show @as well. @they have a section here of @classic cars. @they'll auction off. @we'll talk to a local @auctioneer who will work the @art. @he'll explain the special @language they use and what's @for sale. @that and much more as we @continue our live broadcast of @the cleveland auto show. @stay with us. @ wow, a '58 corvette.
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@ @ wow, wow, wow, this thing's @so cool. @it was a highlight of the show @in detroit and chicago.
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@the effects were made in the @'90s and early 2000s. @making it for a while. @but it's back. @i'm sure it ain't cheap. @it's quite impressive with its @sleek and sharp interior and @hand assembled engine. @ well, as i said earlier, @there will be an auction here @of classic cars. @this guy next to me has amazing @skills. @he can talk faster than anyone @you know. @mark is at the classic car @auction. @thanks for joining us! @>> thanks for having me! @>> give me a riff. @>> 5 bid down, 100 -- $800 sold @to you -- [ auctioneering ] @>> reporter: i hear you add @>> they're called filler words. @ @what it does is you have an @auction, you sing it. @one, now, two, two, three. @it's simple. @you ever play hide and seek as @a kid? @5, 10, 15, 20, now, what did
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@10? @10 at a bid. @15. @you're singing the numbers. @you're basically singing the @numbers. @>> reporter: you sound like you @world. @>> it is fun! @if you can't have fun doing it, @don't do it. @years. @>> reporter: what's the most @fun? @>> meeting new people and @seeing new things. @i've seen a lot of things. @things you've never recognized @before. @classic cars. @i'm a car guy. @so i love seeing classic cars. @>> reporter: you know what @>> well .... @i'm smart enough just to get in @trouble [ laughter ] @>> reporter: when you're up @there and rattling off @impressive nones, is there @somewhere in your mind @thinking, i can't believe this @person is paying this money -- @>> i don't care if you're @selling books, cars, boxes, @whatever you're selling, what i @tell my sellers, it's apples @and oranges. @you'll see things bring way up
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@so, yeah, there is that. @there's that in every auction. @there's always something that @blows your mind that it @actually did that well. @>> reporter: most expensive car @ever crossed your way? @>> most expensive car that's @ever crossed my way was about @50,000. @>> reporter: 50,000. @all right. @all right. @when you're not actually doing @the auction action you're in @the audience as well. @>> right, right. @you can call them ringmen, @floor personnel. @but the main term is a ringman. @>> reporter: and you're telling @people, you sure you want to @bid that? @>> you're trying to create an @auction near bring energy so he @can spot bids. @>> reporter: how does one get @in this line of work? @>> i think you got to be in @tune with what is really going @on. @i went to auctions as a small @kid. @and i grew up. @and actually how i got involved @in this, i was a career @firefighter for the city of @wooster. @retired in 2004. @we were screwing around at the @fire station one day.
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@something off. @and somebody said, hey, you are @pretty good at that! @you should go to school! @>> reporter: i went to the @school of auctioneering. @31 years later, here i am! @>> rubber city car classic @auction is right here at the ix @center in conjunction with the @cleveland auto show. @be here! @>> reporter: all right, mike, @thanks a lot! @see you next time! @>> yep. @>> reporter: and when we come @back, we have today's news from @the studio. @stay with us! @you're watching wkyc channel 3
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@ @ welcome back. @topping headlines in the @studio. @police are looking for the @second suspect of the murder of @a 5-month-old girl. @they issued a search warrant @for the arrest of charles @caldwell. @aavielle wakefield was shot in @a drive by in her car seat. @holmes is already facing 13 @felony counts in wakefield's @death. @ and they're still looking @for a suspect in lorain county @after four girls were nearly @attacked yesterday. @first a stranger broke into a @10-year-old's bedroom in @elyria. @she screamed for her father and @the suspect got away. @within hours, someone tried to @abduct three young girls in @lorain. @all three victims are okay. @but tonight, parents are @keeping a closer eye on their @kids. @the suspect is being described @as a white man in his 30s.
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@his eyes. @he also could be driving a @white van. @ a cleveland police officer @is recovering from an early @morning crash where @firefighters had to free him @from his cruiser. @authorities say the 51-year-old @patrolman crashed into a tree @after hitting an icy patch on @east 71st street. @after rescuers got him out of @the car. @he went to uh with serious @injuries, including a broken @leg. @police say he is still @recovering tonight. @ and it's about time to warm @up just in time for the @weekend. @betsy is out at the auto show @with a look at how warm it @could get and which car she @likes best. @how about that, bet is? @-- betsy? @>> reporter: you know what, @there's a lot of i like. @[ laughter ] @>> two of the most sparkly and @shiny things i've seen so far @are alana and kylie here. @they're besties and fifth @graders.
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@to hang out, too? @>> yeah, yeah. @>> reporter: fun for the whole @family? @>> yeah, yeah. @>> reporter: have you driven in @any cars? @>> no. @>> reporter: did you sit in any @cars? @>> yeah. @>> reporter: it's a nice place @for the kids to run off their @energy and a nice night to be @inside as well. @temperatures in the low 20s @through the overnight hours and @clouds skies. @light breezes as well. @we're seeing some snow on the @radar but not a ton from the @sky. @looks like a few lazy flakes @with us through the evening. @but not expecting accumulation. @ @the bigger view doesn't show a @whole lot anytime soon. @you have to go to the west @coast to see any type of storm @system that will be here late @sunday into monday. @temperatures in the 20s to @start tomorrow. @we'll be in the 40s through the @afternoon thanks to @southwesterly breezes it'll be @rather brisk. @i'm conservatively saying low @40s. @but very likely we'll see mid- @to upper 40s in northern ohio. @this keeps the warm air coming @with temperatures in the 50s on @sunday!
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@monday, we'll have rain that @changes over to snow. @monday morning could be a @little problematic to get the @day going. @but other than that, just @wednesday our next chance for @some snow showers around. @the good news is even if @there's some snow showers, we @do have some four by fours you @can choose from here. @and i know there's asten @martins and mercedes and the @nice stuff, but i'm here in the @work truck section. @back to you, sara. @[ laughter ] @>> you know, betsy -- @>> i'm sorry! @russ, back to you! @>> it's okay, betsy. @you're so flustered by the @cars. @i understand! @sunday sounds not like a @convertible day. @but do you think they'd take @one home for the weekend? @>> i think we can arrange @something! @we'll try. @>> that's how you roll, as they @say. @[ laughter ] @>> that's how you try it! @>> thanks a lot! @ and taking you to a place @called millionaire's row. @we're talking about flashy, big @time blingy.
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@to miss. @we'll show them to you when we
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@ @ if you're looking for a way @to beat the snow, check out the @nissan winter warrior! @check out the tires! @whatever they are. @it's not your average tires. @it's a mix of pathfinder, @murano, and rogue, for a @vehicle that can conquer @extreme weather. @ going to show you some of @the most incredible cars here. @it's the millionaire's row. @it's one of the most popular @features of the auto show. @everybody is talking about this @here. @only 24 of these in the world. @looks like a star trek vehicle. @ @asten martin calls it the @vulcan. @not meant for running errands @to the piggly wiggly or
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@for the track only. @this, by the way, $2.4 million @earned by bernie moreno, the @super car dealer. @ massachusetts ratty. @gorgeous -- mazzarati. @sport scars with a radiator @grill, steering system light @and smooth. @the auto show runs until next @sunday. @we'll join you in the studio at @11:00.
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